An Amber Alert has been issued for a 5-year-old girl at Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park in Waller.
There is an active search happening in the area of 34843 Betka Rd. for Precious Valdez. Search dogs have tracked the girl’s scent from her teddy bear.
Texas Equusearch, DPS, Prairie View Fire Department, Waller Fire Department, Waller County EMS and Hempstead Fire Department are assisting the Waller County Sheriff’s Office with the search.
Texas Equusearch has a boat, ATV’s and dogs looking for Precious.
Precious’ family reported her missing just after 10 p.m. Authorities said it took a few minutes before family members realized she was gone. They had been watching a movie outside at Jellystone Park.
Authorities say she was last seen with a family member wearing a light green shirt, jean shorts and pink sandals. She is approximately 3-feet-tall and weighs 50 pounds. She has black hair and brown eyes.
“It’s a huge area out here. We just think she wandered off,” Waller County Sheriff’s Officer Major Joe Hester said.
Authorities do not suspect foul play.
Anyone with information regarding Precious is requested to immediately call Waller County Sheriff’s Office at 979-826-8282, Option 1.